recover damages

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Definition of recover damages

law
: to get an amount of money that a court requires someone to pay to make up for injuring someone He may sue the company to recover damages for injuries caused by the device.

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“Recover damages.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recover%20damages. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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